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The Week in Bites 25 February 2018

Wild vs. Farmed Tuna This week at Fine Dining Lovers we kicked things off with an article on how to distinguish farmed and wild tuna. Chef Tomoo Kimura of Sushi Kimura restaurant in Singapore explained they are several factors to take into account including: weight, flavor and seasonality. Discover all of the chef’s tips.  Frantzén’s Luxury Also this week we stopped by Sweden to chat with chef Björn Frantzén. The chef was positively glowing after news that his restaurant Frantzén was announced this week as Sweden’s first ever three Michelin…

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Surfacing: At the ‘Hairdresser’s Fashion Week,’ Celebrating Black Beauty

Advertisement “It’s a hairdresser’s fashion week,” said Dwight Eubanks, who had just stepped off the stage from judging the Champion of Weaves competition at the Bronner Bros. International Beauty Show in Atlanta. Mr. Eubanks is a Bronner Bros. devotee and has been coming to the event since he was 16.“The future is looking really good, the students are really excited about the craftsmanship.” Mr. Eubanks and 30,000 other attendees came together over a three-day stretch this month to what is now the largest multicultural beauty trade show in the world….

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Milan Fashion Week: How Paul Surridge took the reins of Cavalli

Putting together a fashion show is a lot of pressure. But imagine doing it with eight weeks’ notice. That’s the challenge British-born Paul Surridge faced last year when he took over as creative director of Italian clothing brand Roberto Cavalli, with less than two months to go until Milan Fashion Week. But, he tells BBC News, the tight turnaround was arguably a blessing in disguise – as it didn’t give him time to stop and think about the huge job he’d just inherited. “When you think about whose shoes you’re…

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Milan Fashion Week: Models carry fake heads on Gucci catwalk

Models were seen cradling replicas of their own heads on the Gucci catwalk, in one of Milan Fashion Week’s most surreal shows. The fake heads were eerily accurate, down to the hairstyles and the expressions of those walking in the show. And the strangeness didn’t end there – Gucci’s creative director also sent models down the catwalk cradling baby dragons and snakes, and another had a third eye in the centre of her forehead. All of this was done in a space made up to look like an operating theatre,…

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London Fashion Week: Is disability hidden in fashion?

Last year, Kelly Knox became one of the first disabled models to feature at London Fashion Week. Together with BBC Radio 5 live, here Kelly investigates why people with disabilities find it so hard to make it in the fashion industry… I was born without my left forearm. All my life I’ve known that my body may be ‘missing’ a bit, but my soul is whole, all-powerful and limitless. I never considered myself disabled until I started modelling. In 2008, I beat seven other women with disabilities to win BBC…

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